October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 10/18/2014 8:09 PM

Div. III Boys Soccer Sectional Final

Swanton 1, Archbold 0

It took double overtime for Swanton to defeat Archbold 1-0 in a Div. III boys soccer sectional final, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Archbold.The Bulldogs advance to a district semifinal against Ottawa Hills at Ottawa Hills, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/18/2014 7:52 PM

Div. III District Cross Country

AHS Boys Team, Lantz, Leppelmeier, Foor Advance To Regional

The Archbold boys cross country team finished fourth at the Div. III district cross country meet, Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/18/2014 7:41 PM

Div. III Boys Soccer - Sectional Final

Ottawa Hills 3, Pettisville 0

Ottawa Hills led 1-0 at halftime and went on to defeat Pettisville 3-0 to win a Div. IV sectional title, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Ottawa Hills More...

Almost Done!

Stryker Street Waterline Project Nearly Complete

The Stryker Street waterline project is almost finished, Bob Seaman, Archbold village engineer, said Monday. More...

Traffic Plan For North Pointe Trick-Or-Treat

Archbold officials have fi- nalized the traffic plan for trick-or-treat in the North Pointe subdivision. Thom Ross, assistant police chief, said the plan in place is the same as last year. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Milton Eugene “Gene” Headings

In loving memory of Milton Eugene “Gene” Headings, the last of the family of eight children of Martha Delela Kanagy and Milton M Headings of West Liberty, siblings Harley, Dorothy Nell Overholt, Howard, Sanford, Joseph, Robert & Ionab More...

Bueta L. Rupp

After a short illness, Bueta L. Rupp, age 96, of Pettisville, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 7, 2014, at the Fairlawn Retirement Community in Archbold. She was born Oct. 12, 1917, to Daniel and Lorna (Neidhardt) Wyse. More...

People

Couple Resides In Carmel

Amanda Newkirk, Carmel, Ind., and Paul Kruse, Carmel, Ind., exchanged wedding vows at 4:30 p.m., May 31, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Church, Ridgeville Corners. Jeffrey Corder was the officiating pastor. Michelle Kruse provided piano music. More...

New AHS National Honor Society Members

The newest members of the Archbold High School chapter of the National Honor Society were inducted, Sunday, Oct. 5. More...

Blackbird Pantry To Help Families In Need

A new program in the Pettisville school district is designed to help families experiencing financial hardship in the district. More...

Opinion

Newspapers... The Story Of Your Community

Last week, Oct. 5-11, was National Newspaper Week. It is a good time to recognize that a newspaper is more than a few ounces of ink and newsprint, and more than just paper. It’s more than a website. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004 Angled parking will remain a design feature of downtown Archbold, according to Dennis Howell, village administrator. More...

Breaking News - 4:58 PM

Archbold Students Help Mayer Family - Free Access

Canned Goods, Nonperishable Items Being Accepted

Archbold middle and high school students are collecting canned goods and nonperishable items this week to help the Martin and Wendy Mayer family.Firefighters were called to the Mayer home at 8:01 pm, Friday, Oct. 17, on a report of a structure fire. More...

Breaking News - 10:10 AM

Pizza Driver Robbed In Archbold

Archbold police announced Monday morning, Oct 20, that an armed robbery occurred in the village about 8:01 pm Sunday night. More...

Breaking News - 10/19/2014 4:22 PM

DIV. III Volleyball Sectional Final

Archbold def. Delta 23-25, 26-24, 25-22, 27-25

Archbold def. Delta 23-25, 26-24, 25-22, 27-25 to win a Div. III sectional title, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Delta.The win avenged a five-game regular-season loss to the Panthers on Sept. 9. More...

Breaking News - 10/18/2014 8:05 PM

Div. III Girls Soccer Sectional Final

Archbold 1, Oak Harbor 0

After regulation ended in a scoreless tie, and two overtimes continued the scoreless tie, Archbold won a penalty kick shootout 5-3 to defeat Oak Harbor 1-0 and win a Div. III sectional girls soccer title, Saturday, Oct. More...

Breaking News - 10/18/2014 7:46 PM

Div. IV Volleyball Sectional Final

Pettisville Def. Edgerton 25-13, 25-10, 25-16

Pettisville won a Div. IV sectional volleyball title with a 25-13, 25-10, 25-16 win over Edgerton, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Pettisville.The Blackbirds advance to the district tournament at Defiance High School. More...

Festival Fun For All

There was fun for young and old alike at the Carp Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off, Saturday, Oct. 11, in downtown Archbold. Top: North Defiance Street, closed to traffic for the event, was nearly filled with festival-goers. More...

No Documents To Calculate Attendance, Says Fair Board

There are no documents maintained by the Fulton County Agricultural Society, which operates the Fulton County Fair, that explain how attendance figures are calculated. More...

News

Pettisville To Draw On Reserves To Stay In The Black

The Pettisville School District will rely on cash reserves to keep the district in the black for the next five years. That’s based on a five-year financial forecast submitted by Chris Lee, district fiscal officer. More...

Five Finalists For Archbold Police Chief

The Archbold Buckeye has obtained resumes and other information for the five finalists for the position of Archbold police chief. Two candidates– Terry Mull and Joe Wyse– are current members of the Archbold Police Department. More...

Face Painting Fun

Samantha Wachtmann, 4, Wauseon, sits still while getting her face painted at the Archbold Carp Fall Fest and Chili Cook-Off, Saturday, Oct. 11.– photo by Mary Huber More...

Public Record

Archbold Police Log

Oct. 3 3:54 pm: ID theft, reported at police station. 5 pm: Disabled vehicle, 500 block Vine St., owner will move vehicle. Oct. 5 1:11 am: Report of outside lights tampered with, 200 block S. Defiance St., unfounded. Oct. 6 More...

Fulton County Court News

Common Pleas Court Capital One Bank, Columbus, plaintiff vs Lisa Torres, Wauseon, defendant. Other civil. Capital One Bank, Richmond, Va., plaintiff vs Joseph Golden, Delta, defendant. Other civil. More...

Five Sentenced Recently

Four men and one woman were recently sentenced in Fulton County Common Pleas Court: More...

Sports

Pettisville Wins Second Straight BBC Volleyball Title

Pettisville finished undefeated in the Buckeye Border Conference last week to win its second straight volleyball title. Entering their Tuesday, Oct. 7 contest with Edon, the Birds were 8-0 in the BBC while the Blue Bombers were 7-1. More...

Streaks Get Elusive First Win In Shootout

Archbold’s first win of the season couldn’t have come at a better time. It was a perfect fall night for football when Evergreen came rolling into town, Friday, Oct. 10. More...

AHS Boys Soccer Beats LC, Delta

The Archbold boys soccer team finished the regular season with a pair of Northwest Ohio Athletic League wins on the road, blanking Liberty Center (1-11-3, 1- 3-1 NWOAL) 7-0, Tuesday, Oct. 7, and Delta (9-4-2, 0- 4-1 NWOAL) 5-1, Thursday, Oct. 9. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory; Message, “Living in Relationship With God: Law-A Life of Direction,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

Six Decades Of Band Directors

These three current or former directors of the Archbold High School bands cover six decades of AHS band history. More...

Births

Fulton Co. Health Center Oct. 1: Kylee & Rex Miller, Liberty Center, boy. Oct. 2: Shannel Gollardo, Wauseon, girl. Oct. 4: Maranda DeSantos, Delta, girl. Oct. 7: Gabby & Derrick Stiriz, Wauseon, boy; Rachana Segrist, Wauseon, girl. More...